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									Steve Smith
29443 Spruce Canyon Drive, Golden, CO 80403 (303)642-2332 - SteveSmith@ArtToyz.com

Education and Professional Training
1972 - Graduated from Bear Creek High School, Morrison, CO 1974 - University of Northern Colorado, Summer Session, Florence, Italy 1976 - B.A. in Art Education, Colorado State University, CO 1982 - M.F.A. in Painting and Computer Graphics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 1983 - Genigraphics Console Training, 3 Weeks, Syracuse, NY 1988 - Genigraphics P.G.P. Training, 1 Week, Irvine, CA 1989 - Topas Animator Training, 3 Days, AT&T Graphic Software Labs, Indianapolis, IN 1989 - Quark Xpress, PowerPoint & Hypercard Courses, ConnectingPoint, Denver, CO 1991 - 3D Studio Dealer Training - Autodesk, 1 Week, Sausalito, CA 1992 - Silicon Graphics & Alias Power Animator Training - 1 Week, Mountain View, CA 1994 - FAST Video Machine Digital Nonlinear Editing Training - 2 Days, Bellingham, WA 1994 - Autodesk 3D Studio Release 4.0 Dealer Authorization Training Los Angeles, CA 2007 - Autodesk Level 1 Professional Certification – in progress

Work Experience
8/97 – Present Art Institute of Colorado - Denver, CO, Professor in Media Arts and Animation and Visual Effects/Motion Graphics 8/96 – 8/97 Art Institute of Colorado - Denver, CO - Academic Department Director - Computer Animation - Responsible for administration and management of students and faculty in computer animation Budgeting and planning to expand from Associates Degree to Bachelor's Degree Program 1/92 - Present Jazz Alley TV - Head Animator and Webmaster for nationally syndicated Cable TV program and production company 8/95 - 8/96 Parsons Brinckerhoff - Denver, CO - Computer Artist and Animator - Creation of simulations in the form of stills, animation, virtual reality for transportation industry - Production management, creation and execution of electronic presentations for large contracts - Creation and maintenance of web pages, interactive applications, interactive newsletter,R&D 11/88 - 8/95 Robert Waxman, Inc. - Denver, CO - Applications Engineer - Responsible for production management, creation and execution of electronic presentations - Responsible for demonstrations of computer graphic and animation softwares - Primary trainer, animator and computer graphic artist for Waxman’s Industrial Network - Provided support and seminars on a variety of computer graphics and animation products 4/85 - 11/88 Pallas Photo Labs - Denver, CO - Computer Artist - Primary responsibility being creation of slide shows involving complex artwork - Responsible for care and operation of computer graphic equipment - Responsible for quality maintenance and control of production artwork 10/83 - 4/85 Genigraphics, Inc. - Denver, Colorado - Computer Artist - Responsibilities included creation, proofing, shooting and quality control, digitizing logos, operating the 35mm copy stand, PC software, film recorders, Color Copy Center and Genigraphics Consoles – Demos to Clients From 11/84 - 2/85 Genigraphics, Inc. - Acting Production Manager - Personnel administration for the production staff, including employment, recruiting, evaluation, training and orientation - Also included quality control, and equipment maintenance

Associations / Freelance
- Denver/Boulder ACM Siggraph, Vice Chairman, 1987 – 1990 - Video Unlimited, Boulder Cable Channel 19, Friday Night Live Broadcasts, 1988 - Rocky Mountain 3D Studio Users Group Organizational Committee, 1992 -1995 - Mammoth Micro, Denver, CO – CD Rom Development, 1993 - World Access Network Direct, Waxman’s Industrial Network, Robert Waxman Inc. Web Production, Graphics - K-Street Systems, Denver, CO – 3D Studio MAX training CD-ROMs, 1997 - 1998 - Jazz Alley TV, Denver, CO, 1992 - Now – 3D Animation, Videographer and Web Master - University of Southern Colorado Animation Seminars and Visiting Artist Programs, 1993, 1995, 1998 and 1999 - Grasp Multimedia – CD ROM, DVD and Web Applications, 3D Animation and Videography – 1996 - Now - Taos Solar Music Festival Volunteer – Videography, Editing and Animation 2000 - 2005 - Commerce City High School Advisory Board – 2002 - 2009 - ArtToyz – Freelance and Web Site – 1999 – Now – (Includes Haertling Designs, Wild Divine Band and Game) - Current Member ACM/SIGGRAPH National - Current Member of ASIFA

Software Experience
UNIX / Mainframe - Genigraphics 100D - Silicon Graphics - Alias Power Animator - Alias Eclipse - Showcase - Pandemonium PC & MAC - Corel - Draw, Paint - Microsoft - Power Point, Office - Quark – Xpress - Macromedia – Director, Flash - Adobe - Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Pagemaker, After Effects, Audition, Encore DVD - Autodesk - 3Ds Max, Combusion, AutoCAD, Maya - Discreet – 3D Studio MAX – Beta Tester for Release 1.0, 3.0, and 7.0

Publications
- Mountain States Advertising/Marketing Review, March 1985, Cover - IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Article on Genigraphics Art Who, March 1985 - The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Supplement No. 7, 1985, Cover - Rocky Mountain News, Sunday September 19, 1985, Entertainment Section, Article on Artist - A Day in the Life of American, computer graphics support, Logo Design and T-Shirt, April 1986 - AV Video, January 1990, Art Gallery - Computer Graphics World, September 1991 - Resolution, Fall 1991 - Computer Artist, October/November 1993

Art Exhibitions
1975 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 - Group Show, Florence Alumni, Latent Image Gallery, Greeley, CO - One Man Show, Paintings and Drawings, Marymount College, Salina, KS, 1 Month - “In Plane View”, Five Man Show, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO, October - “Its Our Community”, Group Show, Lincoln Community Center, Fort Collins, CO - One Man Show, Fiske Planetarium, Boulder, CO, Month of February. - 7 Person Group Show, Northwest Gallery, Northwestern Community College, Powell, WY, Month of Feb. - “Draw 82”, National Juried Exhibit, Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, Boulder, CO, Feb. & Mar. - One Man Show, Computer Graphics, Bridge Gallery, Boulder Public Library, Boulder, CO - Represented by Carson-Sapiro Art Gallery, 1411 Market St., Denver, CO - Hard Copy - Computer Images, Spark Gallery, Denver, CO, Month of August 1983 - “New Tools: Machine and Image”, Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, Boulder, CO 1985 - “Denver-Boulder ACM/Siggraph Art Show”, Raddison Hotel, Denver, CO, 1st and 3rd Awards - “Silicon Desert Graphex”, the Siggraph Gallery at Tower Plaza, Phoenix, AZ - Month of March 1986 - “Denver-Boulder ACM/Siggraph Art Show, University of Denver, Denver, CO - Month of Nov. 1987 - “Best of the West Fest”, Gracing the Spaces”, a computer graphic, 6 projector multi-image presentation, Silver Award - Art and Entertainment Category, June 10-13 1988 - 3 projector Animations and Interview, Channel 19, Boulder, CO, September 16 - “Saturday Night Waveout”, Multimedia Sound Movement Experiment, The Dance Place, Boulder, CO. - “Who’s Winning the Human Race”, a Participatory Cellular Dance Experience, Three - 2 projector Animations, Fiske Planetarium, Boulder, CO, September 28 - Various Live Performances with “The Fractals”, Wave Fusion Band, Slides and Lighting 1989 - “First Annual Computer Graphics Show”, Colors at the Art Exchange, June 9-23, Denver, CO 1990 - “Second Annual Computer Graphics Show”, Colors at the Art Exchange, Denver, CO 1993 - Various Productions for the Electric Co. - Live slides with dance, video, lights and effects - “My Very Best, Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO - Month of August - Juried Print Show, Core Gallery, Denver CO - CSU Alumni Show, Fort Collins, CO - Month of July 1994 - Multimedia light enhancement for the Fox Theater, Leftover Salmon Music Performance - Premium Productions Multimedia Light Performances at various sites, Slides, Lasers and Video 1996 - "Assemblages" - The Light House, Louisville, CO - Month of June - "Digital Images" - Group Show, Regis College, Denver, CO - Month of September - "Faculty Show" - Colorado Institute of Art. Denver, CO - Month of January 1997 - “Faculty Show” – Colorado Institute of Art, Denver 1998 - 1999 - SpaceStock – a series of 3 multimedia events with live music, slide shows, dayglo art in conjunction with United Societies in Space 1999 - Launch of ArtToyz.com - Art for the masses. Free art and art creation software. 2000 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado 2001 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado - Four Live Performance Tapings – The New Havoc Amatuers – Fire Performance Group - Slide Shows for late night parties - WendoProductions 2002 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado 2003 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado 2004 - The Funky Buddah – Watercolors, Month of May, Denver, CO - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado 2005 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado

2006 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado 2006 to present - Gallery Exhibit in “Gallery of Mountain and Sea” Golden, CO 2007 - “Reunion” a reunion of Coast to Coast Artists originally from Fort Collins in the 1970 – COCOA Gallery Month of July, Fort Collins, CO - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado - ArtToyz Studioz opens in Golden, CO – Art training and seminars, in conjunction with gallery 2008 - “Faculty Show” – Art Institute of Colorado 2009 - Tin Angel Cafe and Gallery, Salt Lake City, Broken Glass and Mirror Mosaics - Month of September - Juror and Participant, Boulder Handweaver's Guild Annual Juried Showcase, Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO - Month of November


								
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